Donner Party Cookbook: A Guide to Survival on the Hastings Cut Offby Terry A. Del Bene, PH. D. del Bene, Terry Alan Del Bene
The tale of the 1846-1847 Donner Party whose members were snowbound in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Anthropologist, Terry Del Bene uncovers the layers of social and cultural belief and action that resulted in the tragedy. To lighten the mood, the author also includes 19th century recipes that the travelers cooked on the trail--before the food ran out.
- Horse Creek Publications
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- 5.78(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.23(d)
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This was given to me as a gift. It was a factual book on the donner party itself and the mishaps that they were presented with, along with recipes of food similar to what they would have eaten then during their journey, leaving out the human meat of course. It was a great book.